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Konstrux Construction Sets

Konstrux was an unusual construction system, The strip and plates all had many long slots in them. It was produced in Germany from around 1946 to 1950


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for KONSTRUX

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
circa 1946 to 1950
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
34 (see comment *1)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.1
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
--- (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Dull plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
8(some significant doubt)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Long slots in many parts, usually rectangular. *1 In smallest set, but at least 10 more.

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here

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Below there are manuals/leafets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


A manual for Konstrux sets
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Konstrux construction system
(Scans from Urs Flammer)